Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
Friends of Arthritis Patients Society launches its 7th Annual Charity Marathon on Saturday

The Marathon will kick off at Al Mamzar Beach in Sharjah

Sharjah, Thursday, March 9, 2019. - In the largest community sports event, the 7th Annual Charity Marathonwill kick off on Saturday at 3:30 pm along the Al Mamzar beach, till the Al Qasba roundabout in Sharjah, with the participation of thousands of contestants of different ages, nationalities and mental and motor abilities,

Organsied byThe Friends of Arthritis Patients Society (FAPS) ofthe Health Education Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, the event will run under the theme'Do not postpone – continue today”.

HE Waheeda Abdul Aziz, Head of the Friends of Arthritis Patients Society, said that the annually organized marathon, which comes in collaboration with Sharjah Police, the Sharjah Sports Council and a number of government institutions in Sharjah, aims to promote community awareness of arthritis, one the common diseases in the UAE. 

It also aims to support patients facing daily challenges and help them enjoy a healthy lifestyle. At the same time, it is an opportunity to highlight the community initiatives organized by the Emirate of Sharjah, which combine health, humanity and sports.

Inviting all members of the community to participate in the eventalong with their families, friends and colleagues at work, Abdul Aziz said that winners of themarathon’s four stages will be honored and granted valuable prizes by the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah and the event sponsors.

This year’s editionincludes 4 different stagestargeting four categories according to the participants’ ages and motor abilities. The first stage has been allocatedto retired men and women, FAP patients and people with motor and mental disabilities, while the second will see children aged 6 – 10 running for 1 kilometer.

A new 3.5-km category was introduced for the first time for men and women with mental disabilities. The fourth stage was devoted to the junior category aged 11-17, while the final stage will span over 6 kilometers and is targetingpeople with mental disabilities and men and women aged 18 and above.

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 5795 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Saturday, March 9, 2019  9:37:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of
Previous Story : Sheikh Mansoor flags off competitors in Dubai International ...
Next Story : Al Qassimi makes flying start to Dubai World Cup rally as ma...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
Back to Section Home

Related Stories

Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Boss Bottled Infinite: Express Your Inner Self [24193-Views]
Chronoswiss adds beauty in blue to Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase collection [15140-Views]
Mouawad Announces New Partnership With the Miss Universe Organization [12450-Views]
Ncef-reverse Eyes – Filorga's New Ground Breaking Eye Care! [8918-Views]
A touch of elegance with Al Asel [8802-Views]
Roberto Cavalli's exclusive new duo of fragrances [8619-Views]
Ferrari 812 GTS: the V12 spider returns [8436-Views]
La Roche-posay Presents an Incomparable Skincare Experience With ‘My Skin Track UV;' the W... [8180-Views]
Tag Heuer Launches First Ever Emerald Green Dial Aquaracer (for Men & Women) in the UAE [7753-Views]
World's First Cartridge-Free Laser Printer Now Available in the UAE [7753-Views]
Tabreed demonstrates commitment to enhancing energy efficiency with ISO 50001 certificatio... [7302-Views]
Sony Middle East and Africa launches the new king of full frame mirrorless cameras – Alpha... [7131-Views]
A Journey of Belief: Caroline Leon goes the extra mile with DHL as she attempts to climb h... [7125-Views]
Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 for elegant lady [7046-Views]
The Ferrari F8 Spider: the evolution of the species [6594-Views]
Introducing Pestle & Mortar [6399-Views]
Introducing the Dyson V11TM Absolute cord-free vacuum [6368-Views]
Tissot Carson Automatic Urban vitality [6185-Views]
Energy Transition is Accelerating Across Countries Worldwide According to 2019 World Energ... [5917-Views]
Glamorous Gilda for elegant lady' [5838-Views]
Pan Emirates Home Furnishing welcomes Autumn with its new collection [5758-Views]
Trade Up Your Old Device For the Next Level Power Galaxy Note10 [5405-Views]
The art of knurling [5130-Views]
Breitling Announces Partnership With Etihad Airways [4990-Views]
Union Coop constructs two commercial centers in Al Badaa (Jumeirah) and Barsha 3 [4850-Views]
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
Top Sections
Top Stories